News from February 2019

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on Jan. 28

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on Jan. 28 in the suits below:

Jan. 28: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for contract cases

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on Jan. 28. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Jackson Deverra vs Garcia Jaime Orteg on Feb. 4

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Jackson Deverra and Foster Toni against Garcia Jaime Orteg on Feb. 4:

Case activity for Parker Karen vs Todd Sandra on Feb. 4

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Parker Karen against Todd Sandra on Feb. 4:

Case activity for Wade Trey vs Chicago Elite Cab on Feb. 4

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Wade Trey against Chicago Elite Cab and Ken Farquah on Feb. 4:

Case activity for Cynthia Collins vs Aaron Rollins on Feb. 4

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Cynthia Collins against Aaron Rollins on Feb. 4:

Case activity for Ebonie Cross vs Kelly L. Lyons on Feb. 4

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Ebonie Cross against Kelly L. Lyons on Feb. 4:

Case activity for United Guaranty Residential vs Ana Melinte on Feb. 4

By The Cook County Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by United Guaranty Residential against Ana Melinte on Feb. 4:

Forklift operator sue manufacturer, says forklift's fail-safe failed, resulting in severed leg

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 4, 2019

A forklift operator is suing a forklift trucks manufacturer, citing alleged negligence and product liability.

Tenant sues Manage Chicago Investments following fall on porch steps

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

A tenant is suing a landlord and property managers after she allegedly fell down her front porch steps.

Injured printing press operator accuses Alwan Printing of retaliatory discharge

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

A printing press operator is suing his employer, Alwan Printing for alleged retaliatory discharge.

Resident accuses Berkshire Nursing & Rehab Center over falls, broken back

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

A resident is suing Aperion Care Forest Park, citing alleged negligence and violation of the Nursing Home Care Act.

Patient claims hospital, others misdiagnosed ruptured knee tendon as sprain, despite weeks without improvement

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

A patient is suing Amita Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center and others for allegedly incorrectly diagnosing his knee injury.

Woman claims Elmwood Park Rehab failed to help spouse, contributing to his death

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

An executor of the estate of Gregory W. Lietzau is suing Generations at Elmwood Park, citing alleged violations of the Illinois Survival Statute and Nursing Home Care Act.

Lawsuit claims Veracare Brentwood failed to properly care for woman with tracheostomy tube

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 4, 2019

A man is suing Veracare Burbank, a long-term nursing care facility, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Patient claims physician penetrated his aorta during hernia repair surgery

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 4, 2019

A man is suing physicians, claiming they penetrated his aorta during surgery.

For-profit hockey rink operator Black Bear sues AHAI over non-profit sponsor rules, alleges antitrust

By Karen Kidd | Feb 4, 2019

A hockey rink operator is suing an Illinois amateur hockey governing body, claiming the Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois is improperly trying to block it out of the market.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore Adds 9 Lateral Attorneys Across 5 Offices

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2019

Beginning 2019 with continued strategic growth, Dinsmore welcomes nine lateral attorneys who join the firm in its Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Louisville offices.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord Re-Elects Chair, Vice Chairs; New Co-Chair of Board ‎of Directors; Several New Members to Executive Committee and ‎Board ‎

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2019

Locke Lord’s Executive Committee has re-elected David Taylor (Houston) as Chair of the Firm and Jennifer Kenedy (Chicago), Bill Swanstrom (Houston) and Thomas Yoxall(Dallas) as Vice Chairs of its Executive Committee.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods’ Matthew Rash Appointed Apple Hospitality REIT General Counsel

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2019

McGuireWoods partner Matthew Rash will join firm client Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) in March as senior vice president and general counsel.

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